WASHINGTON (AP) - Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when as a Supreme Court nominee he gave sworn testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, with Republicans and Democrats holding starkly distinct opinions of his credibility, according to a poll released Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Weeks before the 2016 election, federal officials started making mysterious calls to the head of elections in Inyo County, California. They asked her to contact them if she noticed anything unusual. But they wouldn't elaborate. "I asked them: 'How am I going to be able to protect against it if I don't know what it is?'" said the official, Kammi Foote.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - Cory Booker had hundreds of Democratic activists nodding, applauding and eventually roaring - complete with a sermon-style call-and-response - as he entertained the Orangeburg County party barbecue to put the exclamation point on his first day in South Carolina as a potential presidential contender.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An environmental group has denounced a House oversight committee for suggesting the organization's efforts to block construction of a U.S. military base on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa may require it to register as foreign agent.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke told a national television audience Thursday night that he'd vote to impeach President Donald Trump and believes Texas can lead the way to a national embracing of relaxed immigration policies and gun control - unapologetically liberal positions that may be hard for some in his deep-red state to stomach.
SINGAPORE (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday the killing of a powerful police chief in southern Afghanistan just two days before national elections is unlikely to fundamentally weaken the security situation. Mattis commented on the attack in Kandahar during a break in meetings at an Asian security conference in Singapore.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - President Donald Trump suggested without evidence Thursday that Democrats or their allies are supporting a "caravan" of Central American migrants who are traveling north aiming to enter the United States. Addressing thousands of supporters at a campaign rally in Montana, Trump said immigration is now one of the leading issues in the 2018 midterms, and he accused Democrats of supporting the migrants because they "figure everybody coming in is going to vote Democrat."
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Access to the ballot box in November will be more difficult for some people in Dodge City, where Hispanics now make up 60 percent of its population and have remade an iconic Wild West town that once was the destination of cowboys and buffalo hunters who frequented the Long Branch Saloon.